Resilient Therapy workshop – Tuesday 14 November 2017 – Blackpool

Resilient Therapy workshop – Tuesday 14 November 2017 – Blackpool

Resilient Therapy workshop: Introduction to Resilient Therapy & putting it into practice
for anyone supporting children, young people and families

No previous experience of Resilient Therapy needed, but please try to book onto a Blackpool Bouncing Forward session before coming to this training.

Resilience refers to the positive capacity we have to achieve good outcomes in spite of hardships or serious threats to our development. Finding ways to boost a child’s ability to respond resiliently when life is tough, can help them to do better than you might have thought they would. It can boost the likelihood of better long-term outcomes for them. A resilience lens can help not only beat the odds for individual children, but also to change them for children more widely.

This workshop offers an introduction to the concept of resilience and Resilience Therapy and provides the opportunity to consider those things we can do to cushion a vulnerable child, and vulnerable children more broadly, from the worst effects of adversity. It introduces our Resilience Approach – a straightforward and strategic way of working with children, young people and families that builds capacity to manage life’s challenges more resiliently – because overcoming adversity, whilst also potentially changing, or even dramatically transforming (aspects of) that adversity is what matters.

The benefits?
By the end of the workshop you will:
• have built on your understanding of the resilience evidence base
• know why and how some children and young people beat the odds better than others
• be able to identify resilience building principles and techniques
• have considered how to link ‘resilience’ with your own work with children and families
• have learnt about a practical approach that aims to turn resilience theory into practice for all to use.

This course has been certified by the CPD (Continuing Professional Development) Certification Service as conforming to continuing professional development principles and so it can count towards your CPD for the year.

Who should attend?
This introductory workshop is for anyone keen to understand resilience. For example: community family workers, teachers and school staff, social workers, resource officers, early years workers, parents, carers, foster parents, learning mentors, personal advisors, youth workers and so on. Attending a Bouncing Forward session prior to attendance will improve your experience of this training.

What will it cover?
• Definitions of resilience, why they matter and what the resilience research tells us.
• Using resilient principles & techniques in everyday work & life.
• A strategic framework to building resilience with children, young people and families.
• Putting resilience ideas into practice: Basics, Belonging, Learning, Coping, Core Self.
• Input from an experienced Resilience coach, working in Blackpool about practical applications of resilience.

Resilient Therapy workshop
Date: Tuesday 14 November 2017
: 9.30am to 3.45pm
: Blackpool Technology Management Center, Faraday Way, Blackpool FY2 0JW

Price: Free to Blackpool residents or people who work in Blackpool. Otherwise £120 (includes teas and coffees or other drinks). Limited spaces, so please book early. Lunch is not provided so please bring your own or buy one from a nearby cafe.

We have a small number of places available for unwaged people who live outside of Blackpool (£20 a ticket). Please email us explaining why you would like to attend the course and explaining your circumstances.

Book a Place

To book your place
To book and pay online using a debit/credit card, please click through to the payment page.  If you would like an invoice to be raised to your organisation for the training fee, please email us.

Cancellation Policy
For fee paying participants, sorry but we can’t offer a refund. But if you give us at least 3 days’ notice that you can’t come, we will transfer you onto another workshop. For participants with a free place, all cancellations made less than 3 days before the event will result in an administration fee of £10.

Free Bouncing Forward workshop – Thursday 15 March 2018 – Blackpool

Do you want to support Blackpool’s children and young people to be more resilient? Want to find out how HeadStart will help? This free workshop will introduce you to Boingboing’s resilience principles that HeadStart is using in partnership with schools, community groups and charities and with families across Blackpool.

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